NO! Anyone with an interest in Scottish or Celtic culture may join.
YES! The SASSNM is a tax deductible 501 (c) (3) non-profit charity organization.
As an all-volunteer organization, funds go directly into Celtic awareness events and Scottish educational outreach. In addition to giving out scholarships and hosting educational events and informational booths, the SASSNM gives small, one-time donations to charities such as:
YES! The St Andrew Scottish Society of New Mexico puts out a newsletter called the "Thistle Epistle". It is only sent to paid members of the SASSNM. Usually, our newsletter goes out electronically; however, it can be sent printed on paper when requested by a member.
Although the SASSNM is not connected to a National group, paid members have associate membership rights with several local non-profit groups including:
You will find links to these groups on our website's "CULTURE" page.